WorldCat Identities

Preiss, Wolfgang 1910-2002

Overview
Works: 139 works in 252 publications in 3 languages and 2,336 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Spy films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Creator, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wolfgang Preiss
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
John Frankenheimer's The train( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In August 1944 the Allied army is closing in on Paris. German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim steals a vast collection of rare French paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. When a beloved French patriot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche, a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost
Von Ryan's Express by Mark Robson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgement, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is commanding
John Frankenheimer's The train by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and German and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In August 1944, the Allied army is closing in on Paris. German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim steals a vast collection of rare French paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. When a beloved French patriot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche, a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost
Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The swanky Hotel Luxor is the locus of a ten-year crime spree. Every room is watched from a surveillance headquarters in the basement of the hotel, and a gang of criminals taking their orders from a mysterious leader's recorded voice plan crimes, including the theft of military secrets and the explosion of a nuclear weapons plant. Police commissioner Kras and his men relentlessly search for clues, while hotel guests Marion, a suicidal young woman, and Travers, a millionaire planning to buy the nuclear weapons plant, spark up a romance"--Rotten Tomatoes (Internet database)
Raid on Rommel by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true battle of Tobruk, this action-crammed drama has Burton and his "army" battling Nazi Panzer Divisions, destroying fuel dumps and making a suicidal assault on Rommel's infamous gun emplacement that could destroy the British fleet
War collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island : Based on the true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
The terror of Dr. Mabuse : (Testament of Dr. Mabuse)( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse hypnotizes the director of an insane asylum to maintain his underworld empire
Der 20. Juli das Attentat auf Hitler( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Am 20. Juli 1944 explodierte die von Stauffenberg in das Führerhauptquartier eingeschmuggelte Bombe, die Hitler töten sollte. Dem Gedenken an die Männer, die den Anschlag vorbereiteten und dabei ihr Leben verloren, ist der Spielfilm gewidmet
Vergesst Mozart( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in German and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart lies dead, and his friends and enemies are gathered around his deathbed. The Chief of the secret police is present, and Mozart's brief life is reviewed in a dramatic hearing. Mozart was an interesting man, but difficult to get along with. He offended his friends, but offered little resistance to his enemies. Everyone in the room had a motive and an opportunity to kill Mozart. Despite the police chief's interrogation, however, his death remains a mystery
The desert rats ; Twelve o'clock high ; Von Ryan's express ; The young lions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von Ryan's express: An American captain leads Allied prisoners in a daring train escape across Nazi-controlled Italy during World War II
The Dr. Mabuse collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate criminal mastermind is on the loose
The Dr. Mabuse collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invisible Dr. Mabuse: A beautiful dancer is terrorized by an invisible man. FBI agent Joe Como is out to get the killer of a fellow agent. At the heart of the mystery is "Operation X," an invention that could give almost unlimited power to whoever possesses it
Die Grosse Liebe by Rolf Hansen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soldier on temporary leave from the war-front meets and falls in love with a music-hall singer
Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse = The 1000 eyes of Dr. Mabuse( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revives the chief character of Lang's earlier films. Special agents investigating a suspicious death find clues pointing toward the legendary Dr. Mabuse, a criminal mastermind believed to have died in the 1930s
The Dr. Mabuse collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The return of Dr. Mabuse: A series of crimes and killings sets Inspector Lohmann and FBI agent Joe Como on a trail of danger as they attempt to foil the plans of the diabolical Dr. Mabuse, a man believed to be long dead
Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse = The 1000 eyes of Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le commissaire Kras est informé d'un drame par la vision du docteur Conelius, un informateur de la police aveugle. Sa prémonition avérée, l'enquête mène à la découverte d'une nouvelle arme d'origine américaine, dérobée plusieurs mois avant les faits. La ressemblance avec une affaire étouffée du IIIe Reich fera émerger un nom..." (extrait jaquette)
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
Hunde, wollt ihr ewig leben?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deals mainly with the German armies on the eastern front, starting with all the glamour of Third Reich parades and the comradeship even in Russia's tough winters, then finally collapsing into Stalingrad, the major breakdown of all hopes for a German victory." (Amazon)
Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse = The thousand eyes of Dr. Mabuse( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in German and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-war Berlin, the elusive Dr. Mabuse, master of disguise and mayhem, uses hidden video camers to keep tabs on wealthy hotel visitors. In a plot to take over the emire of an American industrialist, he arranges for a beautiful temptress to seduce and then betray the man
 
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Alternative Names
PREISS, WOLFGANG

Prezzo, Lupo 1910-2002

Wolfgang Preiss acteur allemand

Wolfgang Preiss actor

Wolfgang Preiss actor alemán

Wolfgang Preiss attore tedesco

Wolfgang Preiss deutscher Schauspieler und Synchronsprecher

Wolfgang Preiss Duits acteur

Wolfgang Preiss Düütscher Schauspeler

Вольфганг Прейсс немецкий актёр

Վոլֆգանգ Պրայս

ولفگانگ پرایس صداپیشه و بازیگر آلمانی

ヴォルフガング・プライス

沃夫剛·普莱斯

沃夫剛·普雷斯

Languages
German (48)

English (39)

Italian (1)